This article is 6 years old. It was published on January 19, 2016.
ST. LOUIS -- With a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for the St. Louis region, nonprofit agencies, volunteers, and several City of St. Louis departments again are launching Winter Operations this evening. Increased outreach and additional shelter bed space will continue to be made available to accommodate unsheltered homeless men, women, and children.
Referrals for winter shelter should be made through the Housing Resource Center hotline at (314) 802-5444, through the United Way by dialing 211, or by following the protocol for corresponding days, listed below.
Winter Operations for Tuesday, January 19, 2016, Are As Follows:
Calvary Missionary Baptist Chu
Limited walk-up availability;transportation leaves from The Bridge at 6 p.m.
Metropolitan Community Church
No Walk-ups accepted. Shelter sign-up and transportation must be coordinated through The Bridge.
Staff and volunteers from St. Louis Winter Outreach, St. Patrick Center, The Bridge Outreach, Gateway 180, Places for People, BJC Behavioral, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis, and other partners are working together to decrease weather-related deaths and hospital visits among people who are homeless in the St. Louis community.
For questions, please contact Edwin Muhammad, City of St. Louis -- Homeless Services Division at (314) 657-1704 or muhammade@stlouis-
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